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Heavy Rain and Flooding, and Significant Wintry Impacts for the Central U.S.

A strong frontal boundary slowing as it moves into the central U.S. will tap into deep moisture to produce heavy rain and flooding, and a significant ice storm. Rain totals up to 7 inches, with isolated higher amounts, will be possible. Significant icing up to a third of an inch may occur in the central Plains and Middle Missouri Valley. Continued cold weather with snow to low elevations out west. Read More >

Current conditions at

McAlester, McAlester Regional Airport (KMLC)

Lat: 34.88°NLon: 95.78°WElev: 768ft.

Rain Fog/Mist

36°F

2°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed NE 8 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1017.4 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Wind Chill30°F (-1°C)
Last update 20 Feb 4:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Vernon OK

Flood Watch until February 21, 06:00am
Winter Weather Advisory February 20, 09:00pm until February 21, 06:00am
Flood Advisory until February 20, 07:00pm
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Flood Watch
Winter Weather Advisory
Flood Advisory
  •  
    Flood Watch until February 21, 06:00am
    Flood Advisory until February 20, 07:00pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Periods of rain and possibly a thunderstorm.  Steady temperature around 35. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Rain

    High: 35 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Periods of rain, possibly mixing with freezing rain after 9pm, then gradually ending.  Low around 31. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.

    Rain/Freezing
    Rain then
    Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of sleet before 9am, then a slight chance of rain, freezing rain, and sleet between 9am and noon, then a chance of rain after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 35. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Wintry Mix
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 35 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of drizzle between midnight and 3am, then a chance of drizzle or freezing drizzle after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 34. North wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Rain
    then Chance
    Drizzle/Freezing
    Drizzle

    Low: 34 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of rain before noon, then showers likely after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 47. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 47 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely, mainly before midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 40. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  High near 54. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    High: 54 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 48. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Periods of rain and possibly a thunderstorm. Steady temperature around 35. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Periods of rain, possibly mixing with freezing rain after 9pm, then gradually ending. Low around 31. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A slight chance of sleet before 9am, then a slight chance of rain, freezing rain, and sleet between 9am and noon, then a chance of rain after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 35. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of drizzle between midnight and 3am, then a chance of drizzle or freezing drizzle after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 34. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
A slight chance of rain before noon, then showers likely after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 47. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 40. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. High near 54. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Friday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 48. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 60. North wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39. South wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 62. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
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Point Forecast:
Vernon OK
 35.22°N 95.94°W
5:03 pm CST Feb 20, 2018
5pm CST Feb 20, 2018-6pm CST Feb 27, 2018
 
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